Marc S. Malkin of The Insider is now reporting that Britney Spears has turned down a lucrative offer to replace Christina Applegate in Broadway’s Sweet Charity.
Malkin quotes a source as saying that Spears seriously considered the offer, but ultimately turned it down because she did not want to uproot her family to New York or make a long commitment.
It had been reported earlier by The Insider first, then Access Hollywood that Britney Spears was in negotiations to join the musical. The New York Post then reported that if Spears signed on, the entire production would be moved to the larger Hilton Theater.
Sweet Charity currently plays The Al Hirschfeld Theater and stars Christina Applegate, Denis O’Hare and Ernie Sabella.
Charity Hope Valentine is a taxi dancer with a heart of gold. She dreams of meeting the right man and settling down, but keeps waisting her affections on losers. Her luck starts to change when she meets a suave Italian movie star, but things really start to look up when she runs into a shy but sweet guy in a night-school elevator. Could this finally be her Prince Charming?
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Source: Monsters & Critics